CPSC: LaRose Industries Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations
On 2016-06-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding LaRose Industries Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations due to a potential Poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2015 for about $10 to $30.
About 200,000 units are involved in this LaRose Industries jewelry machine recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Children's/Costume Jewelry category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 51 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (855) 345-4693
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What is the problem?
The "Slider Bracelet" in the jewelry making kit contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves two models of LaRose's Jewelz Gem Creations jewelry making kit and one refill product. The UPC code is printed on the outside of the product box and on the bottom of the "Gem Machine."
|Product Name||Item# - UPC Code||Purpose||Sold at|
|Shimmer N' Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine||UPC #884920174504||Jewelry Making Kit||Retailers, including Kmart, Toys R Us and Walmart|
|Shimmer N' Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Gem Charm and Slider Bracelets||UPC #884920174849||Refill Components for the Jewelry Making Kit||Retailers, including Toys R Us and Walmart|
|My Look Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine||UPC #884920466340||Jewelry Making Kit||Target|
Information on where these items sold new+: Kmart, Toys R Us, Walmart and other retailers sold the Shimmer N' Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine from August 2015 through April 2016 for $30. Toys R Us, Walmart and other retailers sold the Shimmer N' Sparkle Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Gem Charm and Slider Bracelets from August 2015 through April 2016 for $10. Target stores sold the My Look Cra-Z-Art Cra-Z-Jewelz Gem Creations Ultimate Gem Machine from August 2015 through April 2016 for $30.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately take these recalled products away from children and contact LaRose for instructions to receive a full refund.
LaRose Industries toll-free at (855) 345-4693 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.laroseindustries.com and click on the Recall tab more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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